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definition. they left me all. >> tonight, gadhafi in total denial. plus, how some big names in show business have profited from the libyan leaders fortune. a confession in the jaycee dugard kidnapping case. what phillip garrido's wife admits happened. and the role she took in the birth of jaycee's two daughters. >> check this out, google's new thing. how google is putting this tricycle at your disposal. it's a story you'll see only on cbs 5. >> and sick of your friends? >> anyone that says otherwise is lying. >> how to recognize a new kind of depression. it starts with all those fabulous facebook posts. >> it can make you feel worth. >> good evening, i'm dana king. >> and i'm ken. tonight the u.s. is gearing up for possible military action in libya. >> tonight, the pentagon is moving american forces into the regions. charlie reports in a tv
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interview today, moammar gadhafi showed some serious signs of dilutions. >> protests in libya's capital. several hundred demonstrators gathered for a march before pro government fighters chased them away. the protesters left behind their message for moammar gadhafi to leave. in geneva, they had the same message, that gadhafi must go and he should be held accountable. >> these universal rights are unacceptable and will not be tolerated. >> slapped a libyan government with new sanctions, including an armed embargo. leaders are discussing a no fly zone over libya to prevent. >> our message to colonel gadhafi is simple, go now. >> gadhafi gave an interview
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to abc news. >> no inspiration. no, for what? they left me all with me. they left me all. >> for now, he has a firm grip on the capital. the government has been handing out cash to citizens to buy their support. while much of eastern libya is in rebel hands, the regime is battling to retake areas just outside tripoli. >> moammar gadhafi. >> with gadhafi showing no sign of backing down, the pentagon is moving air and naval forces near libya in case they are needed. cbs news. the revolt in libya is calling attention to the profitable relationship several big named stars have had with the gadhafi family. tonight, she will donate $1 million she made for a 45 minute performance in 2007. she says the dictator paid her
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for a private show in italy for what she called his clan. and according to rolling stone, mariah carey are getting money for performing for gadhafi. there is a confession and hopes for creme clemency. she admits kidnapping jaycee dugard. her attorney is hoping to cut a plea deal for the 55-year-old. >> she should be able to walk on the beach probably at some point in time before she dies. >> nancy never sexually abused dugard and she delivered her two children by phillip garrido. it all started with a trip to the drugstore and it ended with police killing a man.
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robert lyles on a mentally ill man who died while trying to get his meds. >> my son is sick. mentally sick. >> shocked and angry, the mother raced from her home, telling reporters who son lay dead in the backyard as san mateo police were killers. >> he went for medication and they said they have to pay, he never pay. so they kill him. >> she wants to know why police didn't use greater care and caution. san mateo police describe a situation far more dire. they say robert karen brought a gun into the cvs pharmacy. running to his home blocks away. >> everybody knows. the police know. they have to pay. to pay what? i never pay, okay, and he got very upset, came home, and they send the police here.
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>> address on the prescription bottle led police right to karen, who they knew because of a violent past. >> it was fairly extensive and it involved behavior such that there was a notice on record. >> which means that officers should use extra caution, but police say when they arrived on oak street. >> suspect pointed a handgun directly at the officer and fired upon them. >> he missed, so the two officers chase into the backyard where karen pointed the gun again, but the officers didn't miss. karen was killed instantly. police say an investigation is underway. but, they've already recovered the gun. >> so there were expended casings within that gun. >> robert lyles, cbs 5. >> public employees are taking a will the of heat over pay and pensions. well now state regulators say they caught bay area transit drivers asleep on the job. literally asleep on the job. and that's not all.
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as joe vazquez reports. >> muni operators sleeping, snacking, and reading on the job? that's the claim of inspectors with the cpuc, the california public utilities commission. on april 26 of last year while investigationing a previous unrelated fatality at the castro station. an inspector reports he found a train operator he believed to be passed out. according to the report, it took a few seconds for the operator to respond. he replied, no, i'm not sleeping. muni sources say that driver denies he was sleeping and is fighting the allegation. february 23 of last year, an inspector said a bus driver was observed speeding and later abandoning his bus to go into a bus and buy snacks. and another incident, he saw a train operator with a pile of newspapers, which made it look like he was being distracted by the news article. >> these are all isolated.
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they are not representative of our operations. you know, the cpuc found a handful of folks accused of sleeping or accused of reading the newspaper. >> when you say isolated, they are still serious allegations. >> right. that's why we go through our system to make sure we are monitoring what our operators are doing and what we did in this case was make sure that each one of these operators received the appropriate disciplinary action. >> the train was moving in automatic when that one train operator was reported as having his eyes closed. when confronted by the investigator, he apparently got hostile, according to the report. muni is doing everything it can to cooperate to try and correct the problems details. reporting live in san francisco, joe vazquez, cbs 5. >> other bay area headlines now, starting tomorrow people
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with clip cards will have to load a minimum of $5 instead of the current $2 minimum. the change is in response to people who have figured out how to use cards without paying full fares. muni riders can still buy single ride or round trip tickets. top pg&e executives can expect a grilling in washington tomorrow. federal hearings into the explosion begin. over the next three days, we are going to hear from executives and 20 expert witnesses. federal investigators will release thousands of documents related to the blast that killed eight people. it's time for operation chihuahua. the sequel. san francisco's animal shell earl is so over flowing with three dozen pint sized canines. tomorrow, a dozen dogs will board a flight to new york. google is going off road in its quest to map all the trails, the biways, the back
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roads of the u.s. if you want, they'll get up close and personal with your own backyard. the program went online just about four hours ago. the story you'll see only on cbs 5. shows us how to works. >> here at lake cunningham in san jose, before you come to the skate park, you can actually come out to the skate park. you have likely seen the google cars capturing images for street view. it gives users a virtual on the ground perspective. google is taking street view off the street. >> like a mountain bike. >> daniel is a mechanical engineer that led the team who outfitted the tricycles. including a camera, gps, and generator for power. 250-pounds, it's nimble. >> the google trike goes where
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the car cannot, like parks and trails. so all you couch potatoes, this is no excuse to stay at home. most people, i think get more excited and encouraged to go in person to a place, once they wet their appetite. >> today, the company is rolling out 70 new locations worldwide as part of its private collection. it includes five bay area locations, like the trails at open space preserve and the intimate walk way of the winery. around the gloarks the trike is cruised lush greenery of the national bow tannic gardens and zip around the cue gardens in england. you can invite the google trike out and it goes only where you allow it to go. afterwards, the company blurs out in this cases and license plates. it's free. >> skate park manager was one of the first to take google up on its offer.
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>> idea is, once you see it as a skater, you'll want to skate itin' chewly. >> with the google street view trike, the world has become a smaller and more convenient place to visit n. san jose, cbs5. >> google is interested in sending that trike out to stadiums and other tourist destinations. you can find the link at click on links and numbers. charlie sheen lost his show for now, but he is back on tv. >> i am on a drug, it's called charlie sheen. >> hollywood's highest paid actor upped the anty, there is good news for the crew of two and a half men. and men have a certain disease, most don't know it and it can cause throat cancer. your so-called friends are making you sick. the social network behavior linked to depression. >> it pulls people apart.
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shows. the actor took shots at cbs lapse and a-a. charlie sheen's veteran publicist called it quits
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today. the actor took shots at cbs, addicts who relapse, and aa. >> it was written for normal people. people that aren't special. people who don't have tiger blood. >> strong people have relapsed. strong people have started using again. >> fools. >> do you owe cbs an apology? >> no. they owe me a big one. >> warner brothers agreed to pay the crew of two and a half men for four out of the eight episodes that were canceled. sheen calls it a start. radar online says charlie sheen took a drug test, which shows he has been clean for at least the last 72 hours. >> i am on a drug, it's called charlie sheen. it's not available, because if you try it once, you will die. your face will melt off. >> sheen says if cbs wants him back, it will be $3 million an episode instead of the old
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$1.8. cbs, the owner of this station, hasn't made any comments tonight. hpv is more common in men than many have thought. 50% of men are infected with this virus. they also say that about 2/3 of tongue and tonsil cancers are caused by hpv. about 80% of those cases happen in men. doctors say in most people, the virus just goes away on its own, but it may persist in men more than women. >> most sexually active people in the u.s. will have hpv at some time in their lives. most men who get hpv never develop symptoms or health problems, but some types can cause genital warts. others can cause cancer of the mouth. hpv can also cause penile cancer and anal cancer. >> the new findings will provoke more discussion about whether boys should be vaccinated against hpv. right now, federal health
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experts recommend the hpv vaccination for girls and women between ages 11 and 26. it's the up to date version of keeping up with the jones'. it's easy to fall into the trap of comparing your real life to someone else's virtual one. the mental health impact of social networking. >> posted on facebook, a luxurious vacation to the islands. >> people want to highlight their strengths. >> or a status update, i'm now in a relationship. even better, look how beautiful i am at my dream wedding. >> i recently was looking at someone's wedding photos to see if they lost any weight and they kind of did, but i think it was the dries. >> wondering what your high school rival is up to? check out her pictures. >> i think everybody is
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looking more often. the mean girl gets fat. >> you can't help it, right? anyone that says otherwise is lying. >> it's called social comparison. seeing where you are in life, where your friends and acquaintances are and seeing who has done better. with 800 million users around the world logging on to facebook and myspace, it's becoming more common. >> i have been much think this is happening. >> stoney brook university psychology professor says that if you over indulge in other people's lives, you can experience a sense of localliness, isolation, or depression. >> who is married? who is doing well in their career? when you see people having things that either you don't have any you want or it's not going as well, it can make you feel worse. >> teens are at a greater risk of having a negative reaction.
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the more you compare on facebook the worst your depression could be. >> i don't know about depressed, but i'm envious of people on facebook that have three beautiful children. >> so here's the big question, how do you get out of the funk? step away from facebook and they point out that you should not believe everything you read. the grass is always greener. >> nobody ever said it was true facebook. >> exactly. >> push away from the computer. >> thanks. >> roberta, can you ever do that? can you push away from facebook or twitter? >> don't make me go there, dana. weather information and i get to find out what other people want to talk about, whether it's the wind or the increasing clouds or that storm that is on approach. we have the winds increasing at this hour and the clouds are
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beginning to thicken up. low and mid 40s central bay. 38 degrees overnight in redwood city. tomorrow, the rain will not begin towards the evening commute and the tail end of that. area of low pressure will be tapping into tropical moisture and the result is, watch the green blob as it appears on your screen as it moves on shore. the heaviest rain showers about this time tomorrow night in the north bay. looks like by the time all this begins to dispate toward the later afternoon hours, we could see up to 3 inches of rain. northern mountains, along the immediate coastal mountain range as well. that's a lot of rain in a short amount of time. let's take it a lilt slow. mostly cloudy skies for your first day of march. numbers, mid 50s to low 60s. rain arrives by tomorrow night
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through your wednesday, tapers off by wednesday night. cloud cover on thursday, dry friday, another chance of rain on saturday. doug marshall, i thank you for this photo. don't go away. we'll be right back. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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this is your captain speaking, we are fourteenth in line for take off. beep, beep, beep. looks like its bumper to bumper on the interstate. i gotta get to cleveland! should have skipped that second soda. remove your belt, your watch, your shoes. i wonder what gas costs today. seven dollars for a pillow! an extra bag costs what? i hate traffic! (train child) the train is now arriving. (announcer) the train has arrived indeed. amtrack. enjoy the journey.
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but how? a human body that should be decomposing on display and uniquely preserved. but how do they do it? katherine wants to know. how do they preserve the bodies in the plastic man exhibit? that's tonight's good question. >> the process has been controversial since its development in 1977. >> they invented the process. before they did it, this was not even available. >> the process is called plastication. the tech museum has some of his subjects. director peter freeze has seen the process firsthand. it begins with full emersion in fer mailedmaldehyde.
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>> they put you in a big tube with all these chemicals in there. >> then just as the word would indicate, the bodies are injected with a special plastic. >> before they put the plastic in you, they have to put you in position. and then they inject all this plastic. the plastic gets hardened and it stays for ever. >> all of the subjects have donated their bodies and organs to be plastinated. the understanding of how the human body works. it's not just humans. an elephant has also now been plastinated. >> 12-foot tall and about 35- foot long. >> it's huge. >> go to click on connect to send me your good questions. what's the value of striving for excellence? backing up your opinions with
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tched the giants w the last time we saw barry zito, he was left off the playoff roster and watched the giants win the world series. but he handled it with dignity. >> a moment like this, it's
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not about my personal situation, it's about the team and bringing this on to san francisco. >> zito made his first appearance this spring against the brewers. including prince fielder with the bases loaded. mark derosa is finally healthy. he was 6 for 8 so far. today, his first home run of the spring. the question is, what position can he play? >> i have always kind of moonlighted in the outfield when a guy needed a day off and you know, for a matchup presented itself. sew i'm more than happy to stay in the infield. i don't need to hear all the fans razzing me in the outfield. >> dallas making his debut for the a's. it would have been better if not for chris carter who dropped a can of corn in left field. and kendrick singled to left. his second e roar of the inning. the a's lose 8-7. huh about the top five. andy is trying to win a spot
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with the a's. he is okay after going up to get the throw and getting hit by john. and number four, nate is fighting for his job with the giants. so far, so good. number three, nats and suns. robbin lopez on humphries. humphries is ready the next time they make that play. number two, devon harris came from new jersey to utah. and he brought the circus with him. celtics beat the jazz, number one back to the troubled actor, charlie sheen. >> ever miss a day of work? >> i missed practice. we are talking about practice. >> what are you talking about practice? >> we are talking about practice. >> apparently he has missed practice. he comes up big at the game, right? >> he has all the time in the world to work on that. >> yeah, apparently he does. >> we'll be right back. >> he deserves another million per episode, don't you think? ,,,,
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california should be proud. we were the first to ban smoking on airplanes. the first to have smoke-free bars and restaurants. all while saving over $86 billion in health care costs... and over a million lives. we've done a good job. but even if you were born today, you'd still grow up in a world where tobacco kills more people... than aids, drugs, alcohol, murder and car crashes... combined. we have a lot more work to do.
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breakfast for lunch. breakfast for dinner.
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with three new breakfast lovers dishes, who needs a break from breakfast? denny's. america's diner is always open. zach brown band is on letterman tonight. >> they're awesome. >> they're cool. >> i like them. >> i'll second that. >> they just got preemped by charlie sheen. >> good night.
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